Men's Basketball
Julius  Mays - Men's Basketball - University of Kentucky Athletics 34

Julius Mays

  • position Guard
  • height 6-2
  • Weight 192
  • class Graduate Student
  • Hometown Marion, IN


Graduate Student: Connected on a 3-pointer in 20 of last 21 games … Connected on three 3s with 13 points in win over Florida … Hit three 3s against MSU en route to an 11-point, three rebound, four assist evening in just 21 minutes … Scored a team-high 24 points including 4-of-8 from 3-point range and 8-of-9 from the free throw line in a career-high 44 minutes against Missouri … Had a solid game in win over Vanderbilt with nine points, six rebounds and a team-high six assists in 39 minutes … Tallied 12 points including three 3s in game at Tennessee … Scored a team-high 10 points at Florida including a pair of 3s … Has hit 4 3-pointers three times in last six games … Scored 10 points while grabbing six rebounds in win over Auburn … Hit 4-of-5 3s in win over South Carolina, finishing with 15 points and a game-high four assists … Scored a season-high 19 points at Texas A&M hitting 4-of-6 from 3-point range … Hit 5-of-6 from the free throw line in the overtime period at Texas A&M … Tied career-high with seven rebounds in win at Ole Miss … Nailed 4-of-5 3-point attempts against Alabama … Hit 3-of-7 from 3-point range to finish with 13 points against Eastern Michigan … Dished out a game-high five assists against Marshall … Grabbed a season-high six rebounds against Lipscomb … Scored 13 points in 33 minutes against Portland … Hit multiple 3s in four-straight games including a season-high four 3-pointers, totalling a season-best 16 points at Notre Dame … Tallied 15 points and six assists in win over LIU Brooklyn … Scored in double-figures (11) for the first time as a Wildcat against Morehead State … Handed out a career-high 10 assists in win over Lafayette … Scored seven points to go along with three assists against Duke … Hit his first 3-pointer as a Wildcat in the season-opening win over Maryland … Finished with seven points and a pair of steals against the Terrapins … Scored his 700th career point against Maryland … Credited with four steals while scoring six points in exhibition against Northwood … Finished with 14 points and five assists while hitting 4-of-8 from 3-point range against Transy … Averaged 10.0 ppg, 3.5 assists and 3.0 steals per game in two exhibition games, while shooting .600 (6-10) from 3-point range.

2011-12 at Wright State

Named the Horizon League Newcomer of the Year and was a second-team All-Conference selection after leading the Raiders with 14.1 points per game … Notched a career-high 33 points vs. UIC in which he set a Wright State and Horizon Conference record with 19 made free throws … Had 18 double figure scoring games … Two-time Horizon League Player of the Week … Was in contention for the GEICO Play of the Year for his game-winning 3-point shot vs. Idaho … Scored 21 points against Florida.


Redshirted the season after transfering to Wright State following two years at NC State.

At NC State

Averaged 4.6 points and 1.2 rebounds while playing in 36 games for the Wolfpack as a sophomore … Shot 31 percent overall and 34 percent from three while dishing out 57 assists … As a freshman, averaged 4.7 points and 1.2 rebounds in 22 games … Logged three starts each season at NC State … Collected his then career-high 18 points against Maryland in the ACC Tournament as a freshman and registered 17 points as a sophomore against Clemson as well as 16 points against Georgia State.

High School

Played at Marion High School in Marion, Ind…. Averaged 18.6 points per game as a senior including 44.3 percent from 3-point range … Led his team to a 24-5 record, and the 4A state championship game … Scored 21 points in the loss in the state title game … Earned first-team all-state honors … Was a three-time Grand County Player of the Year … Also named all-tournament and all-county … Was named regional player of the year, conference player of the year, and was a first-team all-state selection as a junior … Averaged 19.6 points and 4.6 assists that season … Connected on 42 percent of his shots from three-point range, and 82 percent from the free throw line … Helped Marion finish 21-4, and advanced to the state 4A semifinals … Team went 60-15 during his final three seasons … Played in the two Indiana-Kentucky All-Star games following his senior season … Ranked No. 149 nationally and the No. 34 point guard by … Ranked No. 134 nationally by Prep Stars.


Older sister, Tanika, played basketball at Toledo … Son of Shirley Butler … Born September 4, 1989 in Bluffton, Ind.

Read more